The Hispanic World WebQuest: Teacher Page


  • Purpose:  The purpose of this WebQuest is to learn about the diversity of the Hispanic world and it relationships with the United States.


  • Rationale: Hispanic culture has been and is still a huge influence on the American Continents.  For students of the Spanish Language it is important to study the culture along with the language.


  • Learner Description: This WebQuest is designed for students taking Spanish language courses in grades 9-12.


  • Prerequisites: Basic typing, internet searching, Power Point slide show design skills


  • Instructional Objectives:
    • This project aims to shed some light on the diversity of Hispanic cultures and to expose students to some of the different flavors of the larger Hispanic culture.

    • This project aims to give students some insight into the relationship between the various Hispanic countries and the U.S.

    • This project also aims to give students some real live experiences with particular aspects of Hispanic culture such as food, music, and games.


  • Standard(s) Addressed:  Idaho Content Standards, Humanities: World Languages (Grades   7-12). 


Standard 3: History, Geography, and Culture

(7-12.WL1.3.2.1)  Locate the areas in the world where the target language is spoken.

(7-12.WL1.3.2.2)  Describe the geographical features of major areas where the target language is spoken.

(7-12.WL1.3.3.1)  Compare and contrast the everyday life and social observances of the target culture with U.S. culture.



  • Subject Matter Description:
    • Introduction:  Students will read the given definition of the Hispanic World and a brief discussion on the diversity of its cultures.
    • Task:  Students should understand the general project requirements.
    • Process:  Students will follow the specific details of the project requirements and use the resources provided to research their chosen country and put together their presentations.
    • Evaluation:  Students should refer to the assessment rubric for guidance in completing their projects.
    • Conclusion:  Students will answer some self assessment questions after completing the project.


  • Assessment: Presentations will be given in class and assessed according to the evaluation rubric.



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